You could take our word that our next-generation firewalls deliver unmatched visibility and control to safely enable your applications, but we think the words of our customers are more convincing. Read what they have to say about real-world deployments of our products. Below you will find case studies detailing our next-generation firewalls in action at companies large and small, in simple to complex global networks, in a variety of industries.
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Capital Region Health Care (CRHC) and Concord Hospital CRHC is a regional health delivery system. It includes Concord Hospital, which has 3,200 employees, including more than 750 physicians and nurses, at the main campus and more than 10 remote sites "Since implementing Palo Alto, I have come to the conclusion that a firewall that is not application and user aware provides little value to our organization."
Schauinsland-Reisen is one of the most important travel service companies in Germany and Europe. The Reiseveranstalter is the 7th largest package tour operator in Germany. The medium-sized, independent Reiseveranstalter based in Duisburg currently offers more than 60 travel destinations, with more destinations being added. This nearly 100-year-old company with a team of 300+ provides excellent availability and customer service to its customers. This Customer Story is also available in German.
In this video, Dharminder Debisarun, Head of IT Operations at Novamedia talks about how the company uses the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform with VMware to create a very agile platform to protect privacy data in its 4 data centers, gain visibility in its east-west traffic and secure up to 200 new websites per year.
In this video, you’ll hear Tony Morshed, Chief Technology Officer at California Department of Water Resources (DWR) discuss the state’s Software-Defined Data Center strategy. DWR leverages the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform, including WildFire and Panorama subscriptions. In addition, DWR takes advantage of the microsegmentation capability that VMware’s NSX solution provides.
Founded in 1886, Ascham School is a non-selective day and boarding school for girls located in Sydney, Australia. Students in years 5–12 are involved in the Personal Device Program which allows them to bring a device of their choice to support their learning. The program offers students flexible access to technology-rich content to facilitate and support academic achievement and encourages students to personalize their use of technology. Ascham School chose Palo Alto Networks to enable productive learning in and out of the classroom while preventing cyberthreats and controlling student access to inappropriate websites; more efficiently manage and enforce security policies.
Colorado chose the Palo Alto Networks® Next-Generation Security Platform to transform its security infrastructure, gaining greater visibility and control over network traffic with intelligent and automated prevention against known and unknown cyberthreats. This comprehensive security solution is a core component of the state's Secure Colorado initiative, which aims to safeguard network assets while enabling employees unencumbered access to information, so agencies can provide efficient, effective services to Coloradans.
UNIVEG Trade Italy exports fresh fruits and vegetables to Northern Europe for the UNIVEG Group, a worldwide distributor of fresh produce, specializing in fruits and vegetables, flowers and plants, and convenience products. Founded in 1969 and based near Verona, UNIVEG Trade Italy also imports overseas products and handles their sales throughout the Mediterranean, leveraging UNIVEG’s global transportation and logistics network for import and export activities. This customer story is available in Italian.
Nexon Asia Pacific is a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) that delivers infrastructure and software to provide secure connectivity and productivity applications, unified communications, business intelligence and continuity, and cloud services. Nexon’s 120 employees support small to medium to enterprise-sized customers in the retail, manufacturing, telephony, insurance, hospitality, health, and not-for-profit industries in Australia, Asia Pacific, the United States, and Europe.
In this video, Tony Li, IT Security Director at Lenovo talks about the biggest security challenges the company faces, what types of threats come into their network and why they chose Palo Alto Networks.
In this video Raphael Bytebier, Network Architect at Samsonite talks about how the company turned to Palo Alto Networks to meet the internal challenges of BYOD with the revolutionary Palo Alto Networks App-ID, Content-ID, and User-ID.
SanDisk Corporation designs, develops and manufactures flash memory storage devices and software and is the third-largest manufacturer of flash memory in the world. In this video Scott Johanson discusses techniques that hackers use today and the benefit of using Palo Alto Networks.
Ashutosh Kapse, IOOF Holdings talks about why IOOF chose the Palo Alto Networks platform to meet its cybersecurity challenges.
In this video, Russell Wu, CEO of Sinogrid Information Technology talk about the challenges Chinese businesses face in today's technology environment and how Palo Alto Networks helps them meet those challenges.
Entsorgung Recycling Zurich (ERZ) recycles waste for the city of Zurich, Switzerland. Every day, ERZ collects over 30,000 bags of waste, cleans the streets, sidewalks and parks, and cleans the waste water of the City of Zurich. With approximately 900 employees, ERZ Disposal and Recycling is the largest service department in the Civil Engineering and Waste Department of Zurich. German.
Bugaboo International is a Dutch mobility company founded in 1999. The company’s headquarters is in Amsterdam with offices around the globe. Bugaboo manufactures baby strollers and accessories. In this video Bert Groot-Hulze talks about how Palo Alto Networks helps the company protect its intellectual property and secure mobile employees.
Animal Logic is one of the world’s most accomplished digital studios producing and developing ground breaking animation, visual effects and design. The studios are based in Sydney with its film development arm onsite at Warner Brothers Studios in Los Angeles. Established in 1991, the company has worked on some of the most recognisable films of the past quarter-century. In this video, Eugene Purugganan talks about a few of the challenges the company faced due to the nature of its business and how Palo Alto Networks is helping it address these challenges.
Founded in 1884, the Annie Wright Schools are two private schools located in Tacoma, Washington with an enrollment of approximately 500 students. Annie Wright Day School serves boys and girls in preschool through grade 8, while Annie Wright Upper School offers all-girls day and boarding programs for grades 9 through 12. Annie Wright is an International Baccalaureate World School and educates numerous students from foreign countries.In this video, Bob Williamson, Network Administrators talks about the challenge the school faces with international students and BYOD.
Columbia Sportswear is a global company that designs and delivers high-value outdoor products for active consumers of all ages. In this video, Columbia Sportswear's John Spiegel, Global IT Communications Manager, and Tim Melvin, Global IT Director, talk about embracing the Palo Alto Networks/VMware NSX virtualized data center platform, and how the platform helps Columbia Sportswear achieve top-notch data center security without slowing business productivity.
Austrian Airlines is Austria’s largest carrier and operates a global network of routes to around 130 destinations. The company’s hub at Vienna International Airport is an ideal gateway between East and West. Austrian Airlines is part of the Lufthansa Group, Europe’s largest airline group. This Customer Story is available in German.
OSRAM is one of the two leading light manufacturers in the world. The company’s portfolio covers the entire value chain from components—including lamps, electronic control gear, and opto semiconductors such as light-emitting diodes (LED)—as well as luminaires, light management systems, and lighting solutions. The company, which is internationally oriented, had more than 34,000 employees worldwide and generated revenue of almost 5.1 billion Euros at the end of fiscal year 2014. The company’s business activities have been focused on light—and hence on quality of life—for over 100 years. This customer story is available in German.
MSC Cruises sails year round in the Mediterranean and offers a wide range of seasonal voyages in northern Europe, the Atlantic Ocean, the French Antilles and the Caribbean, South America, South Africa, and other popular destinations. In 2014, the 12 ships in its ultramodern fleet carried about 1.7 million travelers. This Customer Story is available in Italian.
McLean County Unit School District No. 5 employs approximately 1,650 full and part time staff members to educate more than 13,600 students. The district consists of more than 214 square miles, with 16 elementary, 4 junior high and 2 high school buildings, 1 early learning center, and 1 vocational training site.
RheinLand Versicherungsgruppe knows all about preventing risks and protecting key assets. That’s because, as one of Europe’s leading insurance providers, its mission is to protect people, businesses, and financial assets from threats. Not surprisingly, RheinLand takes protecting others as seriously as it takes protecting the sensitive data of thousands of customers on its network.
When RheinLand recognized it needed to increase security by better controlling applications and user access to key databases, it turned to Palo Alto Networks®. What did Palo Alto Networks do to better secure the network for this major insurance player? This case study is available in German.
Organizations around the globe continue to struggle with targeted attacks on the endpoint that bypass multiple layers of traditional controls. Golan Ben-Oni, IDT CSO talks about how the innovative approach and technology of Traps is a paradigm shift in endpoint security, and what that really means for his organization.
Annie Wright Schools proudly maintain Harry Potter-like traditions dating back over 100 years, but network latency, access, and an inability to support BYOD are modern IT problems that can’t be solved with magic. Because the school has boarding students, large amounts of bandwidth are needed at all times for educational, communication, and entertainment purposes. When the school’s incumbent legacy firewall could no longer handle throughput or support the evolving needs of users, and IT management became overwhelming, it needed a new modern solution.
Catholic Education South Australia (CESA) is a parent body that sets directions and policy development for Catholic schools in South Australia. It works in partnership with Catholic schools to provide a range of facilities and resources to support Catholic education and families.